HHS has programs that can help couples and new parents find the advice and help they need to build strong families.

  • Don’t be in the Dark encourages families to research child care options to find one that is regulated.
  • Twogether in Texas is an educational program to help engaged couples learn communication and conflict management skills as well as other key aspects of marriage. Those who complete the eight hour minimum course get a certificate for a $60 discount on their marriage license.
  • The Texas Home Visiting program offers help in the home to new parents, including nurse-family partnerships, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters and home-based Early Head Start.